It Rained In Dubai And Netizens Are Pouring In Their Reactions!

by Deeplata Garde
It Rained In Dubai And Netizens Are Pouring In Their Reactions!

Dubai, renowned for its towering skyscrapers and relentless heat, recently witnessed an extraordinary weather event – a significant downpour. These unexpected rains not only provided a refreshing break from the city’s typically arid climate but also sparked a wave of reactions from netizens on social media. In this article, we’ll explore the surprising rainfall in Dubai and the myriad reactions it spurred on various online platforms.

Unexpected Rainfall In Dubai, UAE

Dubai’s unusual weather put on a show this week. On a Thursday, the UAE, including Dubai, experienced heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunder and lightning. The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) informed the thunderstorms and rain that hit the Emirates. These unexpected showers offered residents an unforeseen rescue from the region’s typically parched climate.

Netizens Share Their Reactions

Social Media’s Deluge

The abrupt change in weather triggered an influx of posts on social media. Both residents and tourists eagerly shared their encounters with the rare rain phenomenon. From videos capturing rain-soaked streets to photographs showcasing cloudy skies and thunderstorms, various social media platforms are flooded with posts documenting this exceptional event.

Expressions of Amazement

Netizens expressed their astonishment and delight through their posts. One Twitter user shared,

Another reaction was a sweet one where an Indian was feeling nostalgic about Mumbai rains in Dubai.

Crown prince of Dubai also took a video of a thunderstorm hitting the Burj Khalifa in his rearview mirror of the car.

The Ruler of Dubai uploaded a clear video of the thunder on his Instagram.


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Not all tweets were on a sweet note. Some also shared how Dubai’s drainage system needs to be more efficient to fight water clogging during such unexpected showers.

Concerns For Road Safety By Dubai Police

While most reactions were positive and lighthearted, the heavy rainfall also raised concerns about road safety. Dubai Police issued warnings, urging drivers to exercise caution on rain-affected roads to prevent accidents and maintain safety.

Unpredictable Weather Patterns

These recent rains are part of a broader pattern of increasingly unpredictable weather in the UAE. Despite the challenges presented by the unexpected downpour, the rain in Dubai offered a refreshing change from the usual heat. It served as a reminder of nature’s unpredictability and provided both residents and visitors with an opportunity to experience a different facet of the city.

Whether it’s the simple joy of witnessing rain-soaked streets or relishing a warm cup of karak tea indoors, the people of Dubai certainly know how to make the most of a rainy day. For now, all eyes are on the sky, as residents eagerly await the prospect of more rainy days to come.
But these rains clearly indicate the kick-start of winters in Dubai.

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Which Emirates Of UAE Become Victims Of Rain?

Ras Al Khaimah, specifically in Jabal Al Haban experienced maximum rainfall that reached 34.9mm. Next in line is Manama region followed closely by 31.4mm. Then comes Al Marjan with 25.8mm and the Wadi Towa with rainfall of 14.5mm.

UAE was overall affected by the sudden showers. Dubai RTA urged motorists going towards Sharjah to be extra careful as the rainwater has clogged Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road.
Also, Dubai police informed the residents travelling to the Airport to take a metro instead of driving to avoid traffic. Dubai’s Dubai’s Al Quoz area experienced heavy rainfall and thunderstorms in particular. According to the National Centre of Meteorology, heavy rain is expected till Friday.

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